COLUMBUS — A year ago, Braxton Miller called then-freshman wide receiver Dontre Wilson “that lightning bolt.”“He's something special, man,” Miller said.
COLUMBUS — Braxton Miller came through surgery just fine.
HARROD — Lima Senior topped Allen East 3-2 in volleyball Tuesday.
CINCINNATI — Travis Wood pitched six innings of two-hit ball against his former team for his first win in two months, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 3-0 victory over Johnny Cueto and the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night.
LIMA — There will be a “Meet the Racers” University of Northwestern Ohio softball team at the UNOH softball diamond Sunday, Sept. 14.
Anyone interested in becoming an Ohio High School Athletic Association basketball official, there will be classes starting in September. Contact Ron Black at 937-599-1134 or email him at RkBlack21@gmail.com.Call or email for more details.
LIMA — The Lima Senior athletic department will host the Lima Senior football Luncheon at noon Friday at the Casa Lu Al restaurant.
LIMA — Pre- Sale tickets for all Lima Senior varsity football games will be sold on from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Thursday and from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Friday.
COLUMBUS – Football coaches and optimism at the beginning of a season are constant companions, sort of like pancakes and syrup.But deep down, they know. They know if their enthusiasm is real or contrived.
SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP –- Some things never change.When it comes to Shawnee versus Kalida in boys soccer, it's a sure bet that defense will take center stage.
LIMA — Lima Central Catholic blanked Van Wert 3-0 in a boys soccer match Monday at Spartan Stadium.Jimmy Kutka, Rogelio Flores and Mitchell Hoffman had the goals for LCC (2-1).LCC outshot the Cougars, 9-1.
COLUMBIA, Mo. — Growing up in Kenton, Maty Mauk didn't know much about Missouri. But he got an offer to play quarterback for the Tigers, and decided to visit them during the Fourth of July weekend in 2011.
EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — Minnesota Vikings coach Mike Zimmer has named veteran Matt Cassel as the team's starting quarterback for the season opener against the St. Louis Rams.
LIMA – Tyler Rush's rise in the harness racing circuit certainly hasn't been at a trotting pace.In a short time, the 26-year-old Kenton native has gone from cleaning stalls to winning races.
CINCINNATI (AP) — It was a long time coming, but Alfredo Simon got his first win of the second half
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians can thank their starting pitching for keeping them in playoff contention.
CINCINNATI — Mike Leake pitched into the seventh inning and boosted Cincinnati's struggling offense by hitting a double and scoring the only run as the Reds ended a seven-game losing streak by beating the Atlanta Braves 1-0 Saturday...
CLEVELAND — St. Louis quarterback Sam Bradford reinjured the left knee he had surgery on last season and the Rams had four other starters hurt in a 33-14 win over the Cleveland Browns on Saturday night.
CLEVELAND — Nick Davila threw for 237 yards and eight touchdowns and the Arizona Rattlers won their third consecutive ArenaBowl title with a 72-32 victory over the Cleveland Gladiators on Saturday night.
ADA — Ohio Northern was picked to finish second in the Ohio Athletic Conference preseason volleyball poll conducted by the league's 10 coaches.
RIO GRANDE – After opening the University of Rio Grande Aces in August Classic with a split on Friady, the University of Northwestern Ohio volleyball team was back in action on Saturday with a pair of matches to wrap up the weekend.
COLUMBUS — Everything changed with one throw, one scream of pain, one fall to the ground on the practice field.
LIMA – Lima Central Catholic senior Alex Rigg knows all about going the distance.Rigg has been a standout distance runner on both the LCC cross country and track teams throughout his high school career.
NOTE: All information was supplied by area coaches. Any teams not appearing did not return preview information to the Lima News.GIRLSADADIVISION: IIICOACH: Jen Smiley
NOTE: All information was supplied by area coaches. Any teams not appearing did not return preview information to the Lima News.BOYSADADIVISION: IIICOACH: Jen Smiley
DELPHOS – Last season, Crestview's Mycah Grandstaff came back strong after an early season injury and finished 15th overall at the Division III state cross country meet, in 16 minutes, 29.03 seconds, earning all-Ohio honors.
ELIDA — The hosts and Ottoville went through two 15-minute overtimes and two rounds of penalty kicks before Elida came away with the victory in the third round of penalty kicks at the Elida Fall Classic boys soccer tournament.
Mention the term Hamas to the average American and the reaction may be one of puzzlement. Ask the same question of any Israeli and the reaction will be anything but.
MINNEAPOLIS — Eduardo Escobar got a career-high five hits, including a homer and a triple, and the Minnesota Twins batted around twice in a 20-6 rout of the Detroit Tigers on Friday night.
CINCINNATI — Justin Upton made the lost no-hitter a little easier to take.
Here is a team-by-team look at the Big Ten this season.EAST DIVISIONINDIANALast year: 5-7, 3-5 Big Ten, 4th Leaders Division
WAYNESFIELD — The races at Waynesfield Raceway Park scheduled for tonight have been canceled. The infield was ruled too soft to put push trucks and emergency staff in. Plus the heavy amount of rain washed most of the clay to the bottom of the...
LIMA — Medalist Drew Wayman shot a three-over-par 39 to lead Wapakoneta to a 168-185 Western Buckeye League victory over Elida at Tamarac on Friday.Jimmie Ebeling led the Bulldogs with a 43.
CLEVELAND — Jon Singleton's homer capped a four-run ninth inning and the Houston Astros took advantage of Cleveland's sloppy defense to defeat the Indians 5-1 on Friday night.
MINNEAPOLIS — The wait is almost over.
BRISTOL, Tenn. — Ryan Blaney bolted past Kyle Busch on a restart with six laps remaining and won the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Friday night for his second career victory.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — The Tampa Bay Rays overcame a masterful performance by David Price.
ELIDA — Elida and Ottoville advanced to the championship game of the Elida Fall Classic with victories Thursday.
COLUMBUS – They were the first to announce that the 2006 national championship game was going to be a nightmare, not a night to remember for Ohio State.
The Allen County Supertrot and all Harness Racing in the grandstand scheduled for Thursday has been postponed until 1 p.m Sunday due to the wet racetrack.
COLUMBUS – Before the 5-star ratings from the recruiting analysts, before Ohio State won the battle to sign him, Raekwon McMillan was a highly anticipated athlete.
MINNEAPOLIS — Rookie T.J. House threw shutout ball into the sixth inning, combining with four relievers to pitch the Cleveland Indians past the Minnesota Twins 5-0 Wednesday night.
ST. LOUIS — Lance Lynn beat Cincinnati for the third straight time, Jhonny Peralta hit a bases-clearing double and the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Reds 7-3 Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep.
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Nkiru Anigbogu did not lose a game in her singles victory as Shawnee defeated Bluffton 5-0 Wednesday.LCC 3, Kenton 2
BEREA — Brian Hoyer defied long odds — and stiff-armed Johnny Football — to keep his dream job.
COLUMBUS — When star quarterback Braxton Miller cried out in pain and crumpled to the ground during No. 5 Ohio State's practice on Monday, coach Urban Meyer wasn't certain what had happened.
ST. LOUIS — There were more late-inning theatrics for the Cardinals on Tuesday, as they scored once in the eighth to tie and once in the ninth to win, beating the floundering Cincinnati Reds 5-4 at Busch Stadium.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla — Victor Martinez drew a tiebreaking bases-loaded walk during a three-run 11th inning and the Detroit Tigers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 8-6 on Tuesday night.
MINNEAPOLIS — Yan Gomes had three hits including a home run, rookie pinch-hitter Tyler Holt hit a go-ahead two-run double in the sixth inning, and the Cleveland Indians rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins 7-5 on Tuesday night.